Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
School of Computing, Informatics, & Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE)
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Office: Brickyard Engineering (BYENG) 404
699 S. Mill Ave., 
Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: 480-727-5332
Email: msarwat at asu dot edu

Biosketch

Mohamed Sarwat is an assistant professor of computer science and the director of the Data Systems (DataSys) lab at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU, Mohamed obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Minnesota in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Mohamed is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award. His research work in the broad area of data management systems has been recognized by two best research paper awards in the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2015) and the 12th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2011) as well as a Best of Conference citation in the IEEE 28th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012).  He also received the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Blue Sky Ideas award for best vision papers (3rd place) in the 15th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2017). Mohamed is also an associate editor for the GeoInformatica journal and has served as a reviewer / program committee member for major data management and spatial computing venues.

Recent News

  • [02.01.2019] Received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award
  • [02.01.2019] Two demo papers and a tutorial accepted to IEEE ICDE 2019
  • [01.02.2019] Short paper accepted to EDBT 2019
  • [10.01.2018] Journal Article on “Spatial Data Processing in Apache Spark” accepted to GeoInformatica
  • [08.23.2018] Research paper on “Indexing Geographic Knowledge Graphs” accepted to ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018
  • [04.28.2018] Research paper on “Large-Scale GeoSpatial Data Visualization in Spark” accepted to SSDBM 2018
  • [02.23.2018] Invited talk at University of California Irvine
  • [01.15.2018] Lightning talk on “Human Database Interaction (HDI)” at IEEE ICDE 2018
  • [08.23.2017] Received the Computing Community Consortium Blue Sky Ideas award for best vision papers (3rd place) in SSTD 2017
  • [07.18.2017] Appointed Associate Editor, Special Issue Manager and Editorial Board Member of GeoInformatica Journal